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November 2019

Garden Lights, Holiday Nights

November 16, 2019 - January 11, 2020
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

The Garden's annual electrical extravaganza shines nightly Nov. 16, 2019 - Jan. 11, 2020, including Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve and New Year's Day.

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Holiday Model Trains

November 16, 2019 - January 12, 2020
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Saturday, repeating until January 12, 2020

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Join kids and the kids-at-heart for this holiday favorite in the Alston Overlook.

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Holiday Ride-on Train

November 16, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until January 6, 2020

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

All aboard the Botanical Express for a trip around the Great Lawn, Saturday – Sunday, Nov. 16 – Jan. 5!

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Holiday Orchid Sale

November 26, 2019 @ 10:00 am
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Take home botanical beauties at the Garden's Holiday Orchid Sale for under $20! Browse a diverse selection of Dendrobium, Oncidium, Phalaenopsis specimens blooming in holiday colors.

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Botanical Saint Nick

November 30, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until December 22, 2019

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Saturdays, Nov. 30 – Dec. 21, bring your camera and tell all of your holiday wishes to Saint Nick while also enjoying fun holiday activities.

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December 2019

Reindog Parade

December 7, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Join the once-a-year fun of dogs in the Garden. Dress your pooch in holiday finery to compete for prizes or to just show off.

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Garden Open: December 23

December 23, 2019
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

The Garden will be open on December 23 for APS Winter Break.

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Garden Open: December 30

December 23, 2019
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

The Garden will be open on December 30 for APS Winter Break.

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Garden Open: Christmas Eve

December 24, 2019
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

The Garden will be open on Tuesday, December 24, in celebration of Christmas Eve during daytime hours, and again during Garden Lights, Holiday Nights.

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Garden Open: Christmas Day

December 25, 2019
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

The Garden will be CLOSED during regular daytime hours from 9 p.m. - 4 p.m. on Wednesday, December 25, and will be OPEN from 5 p.m. - 11 p.m. for Garden Lights, Holiday Nights.

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Garden Open: New Year’s Eve

December 31, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on December 31, 2019 at 5:00pm

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

The Garden will be open on December 31 in celebration of New Year's Eve.

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January 2020

Winter Break Camp

January 2 - January 3
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Join us on a winter adventure in the Garden. Campers will discover winter’s botanical beauties and learn about winter wildlife. Enjoy two fun-filled days of exploration, activities and artwork.

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Intro to Drawing in Black & White

January 7 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on January 9, 2020 at 10:00am

One event on January 7, 2020 at 6:00pm

One event on January 7, 2020 at 6:00pm

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Drawing is the foundation of visual arts, and anyone can learn its basic principles. Discover composition, proportion, shading and perspective as well as visual elements: line, value, texture, shape, and space.

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The Inspired Gardener

January 25 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Shake off the winter blues and get in gear for springtime with this full day of garden inspiration. Enjoy the comradery of other enthusiastic gardeners as you pick up new ideas from seasoned experts. Join us!

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Canceled: Tai Chi

January 25 @ 9:15 am - 10:15 am
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One event on April 11, 2020 at 9:15am

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Learn this ancient Chinese exercise form, designed to increase flexibility and balance.

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Orchids for Beginners I

January 29 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Of all orchid species, Phalaenopsis and Paphiopedilum require care most similar to typical houseplants. Learn tips to grow these orchids yourself. Each participant will go home with an orchid.

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February 2020

Beekeeping: Getting Started

February 1 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Time to get your garden buzzing? Learn the basics of honeybee biology, beehive maintenance and beekeeping equipment with this hands-on class at the Garden beehives.

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Intermediate Drawing in Black & White

February 11 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on February 11, 2020 at 6:00pm

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Using basic black and white drawing materials, the continuing drawing students explore large plant studies, still lifes, and landscapes.

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Pruning

February 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Now is the time to learn how to prune your trees and shrubs properly. A detailed discussion of pruning guidelines and principles will be followed by a demonstration in the Garden.

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Valentines in the Garden: Decades of Love

February 14 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Bring your sweetheart for a romantic evening in the Garden, where fragrant orchids, live entertainment, dancing and desserts set the mood.

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Free Admission

February 16 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until February 16, 2020

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Enjoy free admission to the midtown and Gainesville gardens in memory of Anne Cox Chambers.

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Teen Volunteer Day

February 17 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Are you in high school and still need to get some volunteer hours? Get to know the Garden during your February break and help prepare the grounds for spring!

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Garden Open for Presidents Day

February 17 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

The Garden is open 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. on Monday, February 17.

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Flower Show Preview Party

February 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Celebrate with a cocktail party at Longleaf restaurant and get a sneak peek at the 2020 Flower Show: Expressions.

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Atlanta Botanical Garden Flower Show: Expressions

February 21 - February 23
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

The 2020 Flower Show highlights the beauty of thousands of plant specimens as well as the fine art of floral design, photography and landscaping.

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Lunchtime Culture

February 21 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
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One event on November 15, 2019 at 12:30pm

One event on December 20, 2019 at 12:30pm

One event on January 17, 2020 at 12:30pm

One event on February 21, 2020 at 12:30pm

One event on March 20, 2020 at 12:30pm

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Every Lunchtime Culture event pairs two Midtown Atlanta arts and culture organizations for a conversation, performance, or tour experience from a fresh perspective. Programs begin at 12:30 p.m., are FREE, and last approximately 30 minutes.

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Flower Show Lecture by Jane Godshalk

February 22 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Piedmont Driving Club, 1215 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309
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Atlanta

As part of the Atlanta Botanical Garden’s 2020 Flower Show, floral designer Jane Godshalk will discuss and demonste her techniques during a lecture at the Piedmont Driving Club.

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One Foot at a Time: Springtime Vegetable Gardening for Beginners

February 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

In this beginners’ course you will learn to design, plan, and grow your own successful spring garden. This will be an interactive lesson on square foot and high productivity gardening.

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Drawing Birds, Frogs, Etc.

February 27 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on January 19, 2020 at 6:00pm

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Spring bursting forth with all its color brings a variety of wildlife. Draw these beloved creatures in black and white, then color. Previous drawing experience required.

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Camellia Show

February 29 - March 1
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Explore more than 1,000 blooms during the North Georgia Camellia Society's annual Camellia Show. The 71st annual event features camellias from growers throughout the Southeast competing for awards as well as an information booth for both novice and seasoned growers.

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March 2020

Vanilla Sunday

March 1 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Enjoy the annual celebration of the vanilla with a complimentary mini vanilla ice cream sundae, while supplies last.

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SePPCon 2020

March 2 - March 6
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Southeastern Partners in Plant Conservation, Symposium & Workshop

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Sensory Friendly Event

March 9 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

The Garden will be open exclusively for individuals with cognitive and sensory processing disabilities and their families.

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Member Spring Evening

March 9 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Chase away winter doldrums and spring into action at the Member Spring Evening!

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Canceled: Atlanta Bonsai Show

March 14 - March 15
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

See gorgeous trees, learn from demonstrations and work shops, meet vendors and more.

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Canceled: 5 Steps to Create an Outdoor Space You Love

March 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Come learn how to create a synergistic relationship between your home and your outdoor living space.

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Canceled: Intro to Drawing in Colored Pencil

March 17 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Learn color theory and composition in this lively class that introduces students to colored pencil drawing using the Garden as a subject.

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Canceled: Sprouting Scientists

March 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Little ones can be scientists too! Bring your toddler to discover the fabulous world of plants and animals.

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Canceled: Garden Party

March 20 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Celebrate spring color surrounded by countless blooms at this second annual blooms and bubbly event.

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Canceled: Orchids for Beginners II

March 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Oncidium, Denrobium and Cattleya orchids are adapted to climates with intermittent rainfall and have evolved specialized organs to store water. This class examines the cultural requirements of this group of orchids and their adaptation to the home environment.

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Canceled: Garden Playtime

March 31 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until November 1, 2020

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Every Tuesday, March – October: Introduce your little one to the joy of nature! Hands-on learning and sensory stations will stimulate your child’s interest in the natural world

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Canceled: Orchid Daze Soireé

March 31 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Director’s Club, Orchid, Magnolia, and Arbor Circles Members enjoy an exclusive, invitation-only celebration of Orchid Daze.

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April 2020

Canceled: Storybook Time

April 1 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Wednesday, repeating until October 29, 2020

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Every Wednesday, April – October, Listen to stories about bees, butterflies, frogs, flowers and other garden friends.

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Canceled: Garden Grooves

April 2 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Thursday, repeating until October 30, 2020

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Thursdays, March - October: Get ready to wiggle and warble! Join us for songs and dances inspired by the beautiful outdoors.

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Field Trip Fridays

April 3
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Friday, repeating until April 30, 2020

Atlanta

Fridays in April: Join the Garden and other Atlanta cultural attractions for virtual experiences online every week.

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Canceled: Drop-In Family Program: Natural Egg Dyeing

April 3 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on April 11, 2020 at 10:00am

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Updated with recipes to try at home: Certain plants contain powerful dyes that create stunning colors. Join us in this interactive program to learn more about these plants and decorate three vibrant eggs.

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Canceled: Orchid Care Clinics

April 4 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 8:00am on day First of the month, repeating until April 5, 2020

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Join members of the Fuqua Orchid Center staff for expert advice on caring for your most challenging orchids. Bring up to two for examination.

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Canceled: Orchid Market Weekends

April 5 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until April 6, 2020

Atlanta

Discover a wide variety of gorgeous live orchids from local growers, potting supplies, orchid art, floral jewelry and more for sale.

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Canceled: Frog Feeding

April 5 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30am on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

An event every week that begins at 11:30am on Sunday, repeating indefinitely

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Drop by the Fuqua Conservatory Lobby Saturdays and Sundays at 11:30 a.m. to watch the conservation team tend to the rare and endangered amphibians on display at the Garden.

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Canceled: Spring Break Family Fun

April 6 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until April 10, 2020

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

April 6-10: Visit the Garden for a day of springtime wonders and seasonal family activities.

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